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Wrestlers tackle championships

KEATON SUBJECK lost just one match in each of the championships held in late May. Photo by Billie West

CLOVIS — Oak Ridge wrestler Keaton Subjeck, who will be a junior this fall, took third place after three days of wrestling in both the Western States Championships and the America’s Cup Championship held back-to-back at Clovis High School May 27-29. Wrestling in the 18-and-under, 165-pound division Sunday in the Western States Championships, Subjeck took […]

No Comment / June 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Two Trojans awarded A. Dale Lacky scholarships

The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section recently announced its list of 49 winners of the A. Dale Lacky/CSEA Scholarships totaling $34,400. The annual awards recognize student/athletes for their outstanding athletic performance, community service and academic success during their four years of high school. Three from El Dorado County made the list: Oak Ridge High’s Will Findlay and […]

No Comment / June 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

LDS students honor three high school teachers

EXCEPTIONAL TEACHERS, GRATEFUL STUDENTS —€” Nicole Martini, Alex Hamilton, Vince Martini, Mary Secher, Rachel Mooy, Samantha Hodson, Maya Andrus, Keith Campbell and Kim Campbell celebrate at the Crystal Apple Awards. Courtesy photo

The fourth annual Crystal Apple Awards night was held on Sunday, May 22, to honor three area high school teachers from Oak Ridge, Folsom and Vista del Lago high schools. More than 100 students from the early morning seminary program sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints selected teachers who they felt […]

No Comment / May 27, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

All for Mom: Kids, community supports EDH woman

FAMILY MATTERS — Priscilla Jensen, Abi Jensen, Chris Jensen, McKenna Saxton, back row left to right, and Lola Jensen, Julie Jensen and Rachel Campbell rallied Saturday to raise money for Julie, who suffers from multiple sclerosis. Courtesy photo

On Saturday, May 21, Julie Jensen’s five determined children — Lola Jensen, 6; Priscilla Jensen, 10; Abi Jensen, 12; McKenna Saxton, 16; and Scott Saxton, 19 —held a “Please Help Our Mom” community yard sale fundraiser to help pay for their mom’s promising stem cell treatment in Panama. The procedure is very expensive and not covered […]

No Comment / May 25, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos | Read More »

JAXX rocks the house, wins at Jammies

JAXX takes over the stage and rocks the Crest on May 13. Courtesy photo

By Anthony Savas El Dorado Hills rock band JAXX recently took first place in this year’s 2011 Sacramento Jammies awards. The competition included many high-school-age bands from all over the Sacramento area. The competiton was fierce and began with the submission of a two-song CD (all original material) as a first-round acceptance followed by several […]

No Comment / May 23, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Super spellers

RESCUE SUPERINTENDENT Carol Bly moderated the Division I El Dorado County Spelling Bee, and was warmly greeted by members of the first- and second-grade team from Jackson Elementary. Left to right are: Sofia Gonzalez, Maya Nambisan, Ethan Rutherford and Cade Bundalian. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

El Dorado Hill students p-e-r-f-o-r-m-e-d well at the 31st annual El Dorado County Spelling Bee hosted by the Pollock PInes Elementary School District. Students from 20 elementary schools from Tahoe to El Dorado Hills participated in the event. Oak Meadow Elementary’s third- and fourth-graders won first place in Division II competition. Lake Forest Elementary’s fifth-grade […]

1 Comment / May 17, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Community celebrates Little League

EL DORADO HILLS Town Center hosted Little League Day Saturday and the community came out in force to support young players. More than 800 kids from 66 Little League teams participated in the event, which included a parade and a visit from Dinger, the Sacramento RiverCats mascot. At right, Cole Trumbull, 9, holds Old Gory as the National Anthem is sung. Above, Jaxon Russo, 6, takes a swing.

El Dorado Hills Town Center hosted Little League Day Saturday and the community came out in force to support young players. More than 800 kids from 66 Little League teams participated in the event, which included a parade and a visit from Dinger, the Sacramento RiverCats mascot.      

No Comment / May 16, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »